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  • What if Oscar's red carpet looked like New York Fashion Week?

    What if Oscar's red carpet looked like New York Fashion Week?
    The Oscars red carpet is usually dominated by European fashion houses such as Dior, Chanel and Givenchy, because they have the resources to sign actresses to lucrative fragrance deals and dressing contracts, and the  couture workrooms where months can...
  • A Beer Tasting And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers

    A Beer Tasting  And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers
    >>The beer-tastings event Craft Sippin' returns for its second year to the New Britain Museum of American Art Friday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to food and drink, there will be DIY studio component — when guests can make their own...
  • Turns out John Travolta's Oscars face-touching of Idina Menzel was planned

    Turns out John Travolta's Oscars face-touching of Idina Menzel was planned
    Another Oscars, another viral John Travolta moment. But unintentional it was not: The "Pulp Fiction" star's manhandling of singer Idina Menzel's face was indeed planned, even if it didn't come off that way. The 61-year-old star's latest misstep with...
  • Scarlett Johansson defends Travolta's Oscars kiss: 'Totally sweet and totally welcome'

    Scarlett Johansson is defendng John Travolta's impromptu kiss on the Oscars red carpet  Sunday. Settle down, folks. "The Avengers" star said there was nothing strange about the encounter — though many social media users (and anyone with working...
  • Winners, wearers of Red Carpet Green Dress contest revealed

    Winners, wearers of Red Carpet Green Dress contest revealed
    The winners of the sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress competition were announced Tuesday -- along with the names of the Hollywood actors set to wear the eco-conscious clothing during the Academy Awards on Feb. 22. According to the announcement, the...
  • Women are setting the stage for a red-carpet rebellion

    Women are setting the stage for a red-carpet rebellion
    The red carpet, I've always thought, is Hollywood back-scratching at its best. Celebrities, treated more or less like objects, get free publicity, free dresses and the warm glow of knowing that they've reached the top. In turn, fashion designers and...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • Oscars 2015: Diane Warren on 'Grateful,' Kanye, her latest nomination

    Oscars 2015: Diane Warren on 'Grateful,' Kanye, her latest nomination
    Glittering trophies cover many of the available surfaces in Diane Warren’s spacious Hollywood office. There’s the Grammy Award she won in 1997 for writing Celine Dion’s wedding-reception staple “Because You Loved Me.”...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays
    This year's Academy Award-nominated screenplays in the "adapted" category include a trio of variously effective and affecting whitewash jobs based on real people ("American Sniper," "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything"); a ripping melodrama...
  • What would Doogie eat? 16 recipes for your Oscar party

    What would Doogie eat? 16 recipes for your Oscar party
    It’s Hollywood’s biggest night. How are you celebrating? You may not be planning a walk down the red carpet, at least this year, but whether you’re hosting a formal Oscar party for friends or simply hoping to catch the festivities in...
  • Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!

    Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!
    There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would be  nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...